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Employee charged with theft of company trade secrets

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • February 9 2010

The importance of corporate security and vigilance with regard to trade secrets was demonstrated by recent events in Syracuse, New York

How you draft a liability disclaimer really matters

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2013

Contract negotiations involving limitations on liability and disclaimers of damages for breach of contract and tort claims can have significant

Just the stats please! New study provides statistical snapshot of federal court trade secret litigation

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2010

A new study of federal court trade secret litigation confirms that the number of lawsuits involving alleged trade secret misappropriation continues to grow exponentially

The sounds of new whistleblower awards and protections under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2010

With its enactment of financial reform legislation, Congress has elevated and expanded whistleblowing, giving it a more critical and mainstream function in the regulatory and enforcement scheme

Koch rattles wine auction world: GBL 350 "game changer"

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 28 2012

To successfully assert a claim under New York General Business Law 349 (h) or 350, "a plaintiff must allege that a defendant has engaged in

Emotional distress claim disallowed in business dispute

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2012

In the absence of clear judicial guidelines, claims for intentional infliction of emotional distress would potentially become part and parcel of every civil litigation

California Court of appeal underscores importance of proper identification of trade secrets in litigation

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • November 9 2009

The recent case of Perlan Therapeutics v. Superior Court (California Ct App 11042009) serves as a reminder that when litigating, the definition of the trade secrets at issue is important

OFCCP directive mandates full desk audits

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (the “OFCCP”) took steps to strengthen its enforcement efforts on February 15, 2011, when it revealed a newly issued directive Directive 295 instituting a new compliance evaluation process called Active Case Enforcement (“ACE”

The Health Care Director's Compliance Duties

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2009

The Governance Institute has re-issued a set of three publications co-authored by EpsteinBeckerGreen's Chair of the Board, Douglas Hastings, relating to corporate governance and corporate compliance

A mere good faith "suspicion" that defendants misappropriated trade secrets is insufficient to establish plaintiff did not engage in objective bad faith

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
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  • July 19 2012

The commencement and continued prosecution of a misappropriation of trade secrets action without objective evidence of actual misappropriation can result in the imposition of attorneys’ fees against the plaintiff if it does not prevail on that cause of action